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Recent UNO grad receives award for research on use of Virtual Reality in autism treatment

UNO Public Relations

February 21, 2018

Filed under Column, Editorial

Panagiotis Markopoulos, a fall 2017 graduate of the Ph.D. counselor education program at the UNO, received the Graduate Student Research Award from the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors during its wo...

Haydel’s Bakery Contributes to New Orleans culture for over 55 years

Sofia Gilmore-Montero; Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Assistant Layout Editor

December 3, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

For 58 years, Haydel's Bakery has been treating the metropolitan New Orleans area to classic and delicious baked goods.  From cookies and cakes to pastries and pies, the bakery has a delightful assortment of treats. Originall...

The reasons why women wear makeup

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

December 3, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

You yawn as the morning sunlight gleams awfully on your face.  Reaching for your glasses, phone, glass of water or whatever else you keep on your nightstand, you try to psych yourself up to get out of your bed.  Once you fin...

A Veterans Day visit to the World War II Museum

Sofia Gilmore-Montero; Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Assistant Layout Editor

November 19, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

The World War II era was a tumultuous time to live, and no place in New Orleans demonstrates this better than the National World War II Museum.  Numerous exhibits spanning multiple buildings carefully examine each country’s role i...

New Orleans’ Museum of Arts

Sofia Gilmore-Montero and Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Layout Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) has been contributing to art and culture in the city of New Orleans since its opened on Dec. 16, 1911 with a small reserve  of nine works.  Founded in 1910 by Isaac Delgado, the museum ho...

Dear Men, #MeToo Isn’t About You

Abraham Thacker, Contributer

October 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

  Over the past few days, our Facebook newsfeeds have been inundated with women from all walks of life letting their friends and acquaintances know that they, too, have been the victims of sexual harassment and assaul...

Sex education is necessary knowledge

Kevinesha Glenn, Reporter

October 22, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

For many generations, sex education has been a topic that people avoid or sugar coat to the fullest extent. Sex education is incredibly important because there are so many new diseases and old ones that are getting worse. Sex...

A checkers player in a game of chess

Christopher Walker, Contributor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

  For us liberals who have gotten somewhat used to the day-to-day lunacy of president Donald Trump, this past week reminded us why we were genuinely scared for our country after election night.   We saw his immature stream-of-conscious...

It’s Time to Stop Mental Health Self-Diagnosis

Abraham Thacker, Contributor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

It’s that time of year again: when the first round of academic exams arrives and stress levels mount. Students struggle to find enough hours in the day to go to work, complete homework, study for exams and quizzes, and atte...

The liberal media needs to ease up on Trump (for selfish reasons)

Christopher Walker, Contributer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Column, Opinion

Let’s play a hypothetical parenting game. You’re a middle-aged parent with a teenage daughter you love deeply, but unfortunately your once-sweet-and-kind daughter is in her angst-ridden rebellious phase. One day, she brin...

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